On the Mark/ Adolescent Clubhouse


The mission of On The Mark (OTM) is to provide a safe, community-based, adolescent clubhouse that provides developmentally appropriate activities and services grounded in a peer based support system.    

The model will incorporate core values such as:

  • Family focused with inclusive definition of family
  • Self-directed recovery
  • Age and developmentally appropriate
  • Focused on total, wellness and empowerment
  • Strength based, realizing multiple capacities, resilience, talents and coping abilities
  • Peer support
  • Promoting pro social development, social and community relationships
  • Respect and responsibility
  • Hope


Membership is opened to all Frederick County residents, ages 12-17. We are currently accepting applications for membership. Feel free to drop in and complete a free membership application. 


On the Mark Membership Application
Drop-In Agreement Form
Clubhouse Brochure

Membership Benefits

  • Members who attend the clubhouse will be given support, offered educational group activities and discussion, led by our experienced Peer Coaches.
  • Homework help and assistance will be offered to all members.
  • Incentives will be offered to members who have achieved excellence in school grades, and also succeeded in improving their school grades.
  • Outdoor rec, and field trips are available for members to participate in.
  • After school snack will be provided daily and lunch on Saturdays.
  • Adolescents who are at risk or have used any substance such as; nicotine, drugs, alcohol, and/ or co-occurring disorders are encouraged to drop in with a parent. 

Contact Us

  1. Jeffrey Thompson
    Program Director
    350 Montevue Lane
    Frederick, MD 21701

    Monday - Friday
    3:30 - 7 p.m.
    11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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